Stoneware drinking-jug

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Stoneware drinking-jug


A stoneware jug with silver mounts on the handle, rim and a silver lid. This ware is known as tigerware due to the mottled surface. The mounts are decorated with scrolled floral decoration. The lid is decorated with a large flower, the petals arranged around a central knop. The letters WE are engraved on the knop. Between the lid and the hinge there is a fish or dolphin. The jug is German, Cologne, and the mounts are possibly English.

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